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Brugmansia 'Charles Grimaldi'

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Photo Locations: River Banks Botanical Garden - Columbia, SC, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Flowers and seeds are poisonous if eaten. Large shrubs which can be trained as small trees.

Family: Solanaceae


Brugmansia versicolor 'Charles Grimaldi'
Datura versicolor 'Charles Grimaldi'

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Width: 10 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Less than 50 years.

Leaves Ovate, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Orange or Yellow. Flowers in Summer.

Capsule, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 12, 13 and 16 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 12.

Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Weak.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Poisonous Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Brugmansia 'Charles Grimaldi' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jan 22, 2018.
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